Türkiye’s daily power consumption down 11.4% on May 12

Daily electricity consumption in Türkiye declined by 11.4% on Sunday compared to the previous day, totaling 768,216 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at 35,874 megawatt-hours at 9 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), data from TEIAS showed.

The country’s electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 26,719 megawatt-hours at 7 a.m. local time (0400 GMT).

Electricity production amounted to 759,242 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a decrease of 11.3% compared to Saturday.

Electricity production from hydroelectricity plants constituted 19.7% of total generation, while imported coal and wind plants contributed 15.9% and 15.4%, respectively.

On Sunday, the country’s electricity exports amounted to 3,762 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 12,749 megawatt-hours.

By Duygu Alhan

Anadolu Agency

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