Tuesday, 30 May 2023 05:05 GMT

Turkey’s daily electricity usage declines by 4.2 percent on March 25

(MENAFN) According to official figures released by the Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Sunday, the daily electricity consumption in Turkey decreased by 4.2 percent on Saturday as compared to the previous day. The total electricity consumption on Saturday was recorded at 812,726 megawatts per hours. The data from TEIAS revealed that the hourly power consumption peaked at 36,731 megawatts per hours at 9:00 p.m. regional time (1800 GMT) while the country's electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 28,806 megawatts per hours at 8:00 a.m. regional time (0500 GMT).

The electricity production in Turkey amounted to 796,033 megawatts per hours on Saturday, which marked a decrease of 4.5 percent as compared to Friday. The production of electricity from natural gas plants constituted 23.8 percent of the total generation, while imported coal and lignite power plants contributed 22.8 percent and 12.7 percent, correspondingly.

Furthermore, the data revealed that on Saturday, the country's electricity exports amounted to 5,024 megawatts per hours, while the total imports of electricity totaled 21,626 megawatts per hours. These figures highlight the fluctuations in Turkey’s electricity consumption and production, which can be attributed to various factors such as weather conditions, economic activity, and energy policies. The continuous monitoring and analysis of these trends by TEIAS and other relevant authorities are crucial for ensuring the stability and reliability of the country's electricity supply.


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