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Turkiye’s daily power consumption down 11.8% on Feb. 20

Electricity exports amount to 12,359 megawatt-hours and imports total 14,101 megawatt-hours

Daily electricity consumption in Turkiye declined by 11.8% on Sunday compared to the previous day, totaling 786,268 megawatt-hours, according to official figures of Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS) on Monday.

Hourly power consumption peaked at 37,215 megawatt-hours at 20.00 local time (1700 GMT), data from TEIAS showed.The country’s electricity usage dropped to the lowest level of 28,729 megawatt-hours at 08.00 local time (0500 GMT).

Electricity production amounted to 784,516 megawatt-hours on Sunday, marking a decrease of 41.8% compared to Saturday.

Electricity production from imported coal plants constituted 23.3% of total electricity consumption, natural gas plants contributed 19% while lignite plants comprised 16.2%.

On Sunday, the country’s electricity exports amounted to 12,359 megawatt-hours and imports totaled 14,101 megawatt-hours.


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