ANKARA

Turkey’s daily electricity consumption increased by 0.3% to 971,097 megawatt-hours on Thursday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Friday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at local time 18.00 with 41,266 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed.

The country’s electricity usage dropped to its lowest daily point of 28,711 megawatt-hours at local time 05.00.

Electricity production totaled 871,880 megawatt-hours on Thursday, marking a 0.3% increase compared to the previous day.

The majority of the output came from natural gas reaching 253,004 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and hydro followed with 209,403 megawatt-hours and 151,829 megawatt-hours, respectively.

On Thursday, Turkey’s

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