According to The Telegraph, almost 350,000 smart meters were remotely switched between 2017 and 2023.
Ofgem is set to take action by proposing new rules to establish a “minimum standard.”
However, campaigners have demanded a complete ban on this practice.
The data revealed in 2022, a notable drop of 61% was observed, with 58,977 switches recorded, compared to over 152,000 the previous year.
The measures taken included the introduction of the Energy Price Guarantee.