Daily electricity consumption in Türkiye decreased by 5.7% on Saturday compared to the previous day, totaling 889,454 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 41,665 megawatt-hours at 12.00 p.m. local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 29,984 megawatt-hours at 07.00 a.m. local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 880,126 megawatt-hours on Saturday, marking a decrease of 5.7% compared to Friday.
Electricity production from imported coal plants constituted 20.3% of total generation, while natural gas plants and lignite plants contributed 19.6% and 16%, respectively.
On Saturday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 8,995 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 18,324 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu