Turkey’s daily power consumption up 0.38% on Sept. 8

Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 0.38% on Wednesday compared to the previous day, totaling 973,063 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Thursday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at 45,759 megawatt-hours at 15.00 local time (1200 GMT), data from TEIAS showed. The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest level of 33,253 megawatt-hours at 07.00 local time (0400 GMT).

Electricity production amounted to 983,625 megawatt-hours on Wednesday, marking a 0.38% increase from Tuesday.

Turkey's electricity production from natural gas plants constituted 38.2% of total electricity consumption, imported coal plants contributed 16.3% while wind plants comprised 12.9%.

On Wednesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 13,066 megawatt-hours, while imports totaled 2,592 megawatt-hours.

Source: Anadolu Agency