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.
The state's Republican leadership was blamed for ignoring extreme weather warnings and for not providing local officials with enough information to protect residents now.
Biden said Friday that he hopes to travel to Texas next week but doesn't want his presence and the accompanying presidential entourage to distract from the recovery.
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.
Republican Senator Ted Cruz has confirmed that he left Texas for a Mexico vacation amid a disastrous storm in the state.
The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of more than three dozen people, some of whom perished while struggling to keep warm.
Conservationists, SpaceX employees and local volunteers have banded together to save thousands of sea turtles around South Padre Island in Texas.