Texas Governor Greg Abbott pledged on Wednesday to overhaul the state's electric grid operator after a massive blackout left residents without heat, power or water for days.
All of the five board directors who are stepping down live outside of Texas, which only intensified criticism of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas.
Nearly two dozen deaths have been attributed to the storm and a cold snap that left millions of Texans without power, while half the state is dealing with disrupted water service.
In reality, officials say failures in natural gas, coal and nuclear energy systems were responsible for nearly twice as many outages as frozen wind turbines and solar panels.
A small-town mayor told his 4,000 residents that they should fend for themselves amid a historic and deadly snowstorm.