A state-supervised handling of the Texas electric grid during the February 2021 Winter Storm Uri was a well-documented fiasco that forced state agency and legislative reforms, and lawsuits that ultimately reached the Texas Supreme Court.

The reactions of the Public Utilities Commission and its ersatz field general, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), led to millions of Texans in bitter cold, hundreds dead, and scores of lawsuits from regional power companies and private citizens.