Daily electricity consumption in Turkiye increased by 14.9% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 907,108 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 44,313 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 27,994 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 904,723 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking an rise of 14.7% compared to Sunday.
Electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 23.8% of total generation, while hydro power and lignite coal contributed 22.1% and 12.9%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 12,108 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 14,494 megawatt-hours.
By Ebru Sengul Cevrioglu