Daily electricity consumption in Turkiye increased by 14.3% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 852,486 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 35,453 megawatt-hours at 21.00 local time (1800 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 26,752 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time (0300 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 850,286 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking an increase of 14.4% compared to Sunday.
Electricity production from hydropower plants constituted 20.8% of total generation, while natural gas and lignite plants contributed 18% and 15.2%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 13,811 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 16,011 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay