Daily electricity consumption in Turkiye increased by 16.4% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 829,295 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 40,078 megawatt-hours at 12.00 local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 26,012 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 828,385 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking an increase of 16.36% compared to Sunday.
Electricity production from hydropower plants constituted 21.5% of total generation, while natural gas and run-of-the-river plants contributed 14.5% and 13.8%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 8,930 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 9,840 megawatt-hours.
By Murat Temizer