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Turkey's Daily Power Consumption up 2.3% for Dec. 17

Turkey's daily electricity consumption increased by 2.3% to 814,952 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Wednesday. Hourly power consumption peaked at 19.00 local time with 39,839 megawatt-hours, data from TEIAS showed.

The country's electricity usage dropped to its lowest point of 28,513 megawatt-hours at 05.00. Total electricity production reached 833,841 megawatt-hours on Tuesday, with a 2.32% increase compared to the previous day.

The majority of output came from natural gas plants totaling 225,984 megawatt-hours. Imported coal and lignite plants followed with 206,283 megawatt-hours and 150,256 megawatt-hours, respectively. On Tuesday, Turkey's electricity exports amounted to 6,163 megawatt-hours while imports totaled 5,669 megawatt-hours.

(Anadolu Agency)

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