Türkiye’s daily power consumption up 19.1% on Nov. 27

by Anadolu Agency

Daily electricity consumption in Türkiye increased by 19.1% on Monday compared to the previous day, totaling 929,520 megawatt-hours, according to official figures from the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Tuesday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at 45,916 megawatt-hours at 12 p.m. local time (0900 GMT), data from TEIAS showed.

The country’s electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 28,061 megawatt-hours at 4 a.m. local time (0100 GMT).

Electricity production amounted to 919,362 megawatt-hours on Monday, marking a rise of 5.7% compared to Sunday.

Electricity production from imported coal plants constituted 23.8% of total generation, while natural gas and hydroelectricity plants contributed 21.1% and 13.6%, respectively.

On Monday, the country’s electricity exports amounted to 6,666 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 16,823 megawatt-hours.

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