Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 1.56% on Tuesday compared to the previous day to reach 848,889 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday at 10.00 local time.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 15.00 local time, reaching 39,407 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 28,352 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.
Electricity production amounted to 853,748 megawatt-hours on Tuesday marking a 1.75% increase from Monday.
Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 26.5% of total electricity consumption, hydroelectricity plants comprised 15.7%, while imported coal power plants held a 12.9% share.
On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 5,383 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 10,102 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay