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.
Millions of Texans were advised to boil water before using it, though all power plants were back online over the weekend and power had been restored to most homes.
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.
A viral TikTok video from Texas shows an aquarium that was frozen solid during the recent blackouts.
The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of more than three dozen people, some of whom perished while struggling to keep warm.
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.
Officials in Houston had warned people to prepare for outages and hazardous roads -- conditions similar to what residents might see in the wake of a Category 5 hurricane.