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Turkey's electricity consumption up 12.40% last year

Turkey's electricity consumption up 12.40% last year

The country's power consumption in 2021 at 326.95 billion kilowatt-hours compared to 290.86 billion kilowatt-hours in 2020.
11.01.2022 - 14:58

Turkey's electricity consumption increased year on year by 12.40% in 2021, according to data from Turkey's Electricity Transmission Corporation.

The country's power consumption registered at 326.95 billion kilowatt-hours in 2021 compared to 290.86 billion kilowatt-hours in 2020.

Turkey produced 328.63 gigawatt-hours of electricity in 2021 - a production increase of 12.71%, up from 291.55 gigawatt-hours in 2020.

Turkey's electricity imports from neighboring countries increased by 23.35%, reaching 2.33 billion kilowatt-hours compared to 1.89 billion kilowatt-hours in 2020.

In addition, the country's electricity exports to neighboring countries increased by 68.56% to 4.19 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity. Electricity exports in 2020 amounted to 2.48 billion kilowatt-hours.

According to official figures, the installed capacity of the country reached 99.82 gigawatts by the end of 2021.