Daily electricity consumption in Turkiye increased by 1.7% on Tuesday compared to the previous day, totaling 891,492 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,733 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 30,339 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 892,341 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, marking an increase of 1.7% compared to Monday.
Electricity production from hydroelectricity plants constituted 23.6% of total electricity consumption, while natural gas and lignite plants contributed 20.5% and 14.8%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 12,730 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 11,881 megawatt-hours.
By Sibel Morrow