Turkey’s daily electricity consumption increased by 12.9% to 806,529 megawatt-hours on Monday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.
Hourly power consumption peaked at local time 18.00 with 39,804 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed.
The country’s electricity usage dropped to its lowest daily point of 25,697 megawatt-hours at local time 05.00.
Electricity production totaled 807,415 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a 13.7% increase compared to the previous day.
The majority of the output came from imported coal totaling 202,116 megawatt-hours. Natural gas and hydro storage plants followed with 192,566 megawatt-hours and 142,062 megawatt-hours, respectively.