Turkey’s daily electricity usage drops by 2.24 percent on March 15

(MENAFN) According to official figures from the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS), the daily electricity consumption in Turkey experienced a 2.24 percent decrease on Wednesday compared to the previous day, totaling 867,510 megawatts per hours. The hourly power consumption peaked at 41,551 megawatts per hours at 12 p.m. regional time, while the lowest electricity usage was recorded at 29,478 megawatts per hours at 5 a.m. regional time.

The country's electricity production was 854,232 megawatts per hours on Wednesday, a 2 percent decrease from Tuesday. Natural gas plants constituted 22.4 percent of total generation, while imported coal and lignite plants contributed 21.5 percent and 13 percent, correspondingly.

Turkey’s electricity exports on Wednesday amounted to 5,737 megawatts per hours, while imports totaled 19,015 megawatts per hours. This shows that Turkey was a net importer of electricity on the day in question.

The TEIAS figures reveal a daily pattern of electricity consumption and production in Turkey, as well as the sources of generation. Understanding these trends can help the country to optimize its energy resources and ensure a stable supply of electricity to meet the needs of its citizens and businesses.


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