Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 13.2% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 849,785 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,960 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 27,413 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 853,337 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 13.7% increase from Sunday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 34.9% of total electricity consumption, lignite plants contributed 14% while wind plants comprised 13.6%.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 14,413 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 11,110 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu