Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 23.8% to 846,092 megawatt-hours on Thursday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at 18.00 local time with 41,665 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest point of 25,909 megawatt-hours at 05.00.
Total electricity production reached 845,268 megawatt-hours on Thursday, with a 24.6% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal plants with 185,923 megawatt-hours.
Natural gas and hydroelectricity followed with 172,750 megawatt-hours and 171,086 megawatt-hours, respectively.
On Thursday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 5,360 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 6,184 megawatt-hours.
By Ovunc Kutlu