Daily electricity consumption in Turkiye increased by 14.7% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 876,537 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,975 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 28,135 megawatt-hours at 05.00 local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 877,486 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking an increase of 14.9% compared to Sunday.
Electricity production from hydroelectricity plants constituted 29.8% of total electricity consumption, while natural gas and lignite plants contributed 20.2% and 15.1%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 14,290 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 13,342 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay