The country's power consumption reached 23.784 billion kilowatt-hours in March, while electricity production decreased by 1.83 percent to reach 23.788 gigawatt-hours compared to March 2018.
Out of March's total production, 18.08 percent was generated by natural gas power plants while 32.33 percent was derived from hydro plants and 18.67 percent from imported coal.
Local coal plants contributed 17.37 percent to electricity generation, wind plants constituted 8.58 percent and the remaining 4.97 percent of electricity production was generated from geothermal, fuel oil and biogas plants.
Turkey's electricity imports from neighboring countries increased by 99.8 percent and reached 259.04 million kilowatt-hours compared to 129.64 million kilowatt-hours in March 2018.
In addition, the country's electricity exports to neighboring countries increased by 22.2 percent to 264.05 million kilowatt-hours of electricity from 216.07 million kilowatt-hours in March 2018.
Turkey's total installed power capacity reached 89.05 gigawatts by the end of February 2019, according to official figures.
By Murat Temizer