Turkey's electricity production decreased by 2 percent in November compared to the same month of 2017, according to the latest data revealed by the country's energy watchdog.
Total production fell to approximately 23.60 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) from 24.09 million kWh in November 2017, Turkish Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) announced on Sunday in its electricity market report for November 2018.
Turkey mainly produced 29 percent of its electricity from natural gas, 24 percent from imported coal, 16 percent from lignite and 12 percent from hydropower plants. Wind, geothermal, kinetic energy from rivers, hard coal, biomass, fuel oil, solar, diesel and LNG supplied the remaining share.
Turkey's installed electricity capacity was up 3 percent in November on a yearly basis. Natural gas power plants comprised 31 percent, while 24.8 percent came from hydropower plants, and 11.6 percent from lignite power plants.
Hard coal, imported coal, hydro, wind, geothermal, fuel oil, biomass and solar power are the other contributors to Turkey's installed capacity.
By Muhsin Baris Tiryakioglu