Daily electricity consumption in Türkiye decreased by 5.2% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 863,569 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,566 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 29,461 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 853,039 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a decrease of 5% compared to Friday.
Electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 22.5% of total generation, while imported coal and hydro power plants contributed 17.1% and 16.2%, respectively.
On Saturday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 9,580 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 20,110 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu