Eskom CEO André de Ruyter has warned that a vast amount of work lies ahead for the state-owned power utility’s unbundling to be done and dusted by the government’s deadline of the end of 2021.

In a quarterly state of the system briefing on Thursday, De Ruyter said the policy of the department of public enterprises to reform the electricity industry requires that Eskom be unbundled by the end of 2021.

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