Daily electricity consumption in Türkiye increased by 13.9% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 945,042 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 45,819 megawatt-hours at 04.00 p.m. local time (1300 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 29,536 megawatt-hours at 06.00 a.m. local time (0300 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 936,275 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking an increase of 14% compared to Sunday.
Electricity production from natural gas power plants constituted 19.4% of total generation, while wind and imported coal plants contributed 17.3% and 16.9%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 6,055 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 14,824 megawatt-hours.
By Zeynep Beyza Kilic