Daily electricity consumption in Turkiye increased by 11% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 885,415 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 42,533 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 28,089 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).
Electricity production amounted to 880,272 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking an increase of 10.6% compared to Sunday.
Electricity production from wind energy plants constituted 17.66% of total generation, while natural gas and hydro power plants contributed 17.63% and 17.3%, respectively.
On Monday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 5,749 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 10,892 megawatt-hours.
By Gulsen Cagatay