Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 17.7% to 755,006 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 17.00 local time with 35,821 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 24,342 megawatt-hours at 06.00 local time.
Total electricity production reached 745,039 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking an 18.2% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants at 181,005 megawatt-hours. Hydroelectricity and lignite plants followed with 162,409 megawatt-hours and 130,855 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Monday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 1,061 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 11,028 megawatt-hours.
By Firdevs Yuksel