Daily electricity consumption in Türkiye increased by 17.8% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 898,595 megawatt-hours, according to official figures from the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 44,081 megawatt-hours at 12 p.m. local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed.
The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 26,845 megawatt-hours at 5 a.m. local time (0200 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 886,705 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a rise of 18.4% compared to Sunday.
Electricity production from imported coal plants constituted 26.1% of total generation, while natural gas and hydroelectricity plants contributed 20.8% and 14.7%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 6,114 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 17,667 megawatt-hours.
By Fuat Kabakci