ANKARA

Turkey’s daily electricity consumption increased by 1.5% on Tuesday compared to the previous day, reaching 998,679 million megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at 47,684 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time on Monday, data from TEIAS showed. The country’s electricity usage was at its lowest at 33,267 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time.

Electricity production amounted to 1.01 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 1.49% increase from Sunday.

Turkey’s electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 40.4% of total electricity consumption, hydropower plants held a 16.4% share while imported coal plants comprised 14.4%.

On Tuesday, Turkey’s electricity exports amounted to 17,615 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 7,743 megawatt-hours.

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